updated on 01.10.2014
— To continually improve our products, we collect the minimum profile information necessary to understand our customers.
— We do not intentionally collect information from children under the age of 13.
— Your electronic purchase is secure: personal information and payment information is encrypted using the highest standards available and sent in a secure connection.
— When you make a purchase from us, we create a customer profile.
— We don’t sell, share or otherwise distribute this customer profile or the email addresses to any outside companies or organization.
— You may view or make changes to your customer profile and personal information at any time.
— You may ask at anytime to have all of your personal information removed. We keep the information on our system, unless it needs to be removed for other reasons.
— We do not store any credit card numbers on our system.
— We will respond to any questions you have about your privacy rights, just email us at: email@example.com
Legal disclaimer: Personal information may be disclosed to judicial or other government agencies subject to warrants, subpoenas, or other governmental orders. This policy is effective August 1, 2009. Any changes to the policy are communicated on this web-site.
General Terms and Conditions
Knowlla will summarize the essential statements and contents of business and self-development books in short animated videos. This enables you to comprehend the most important information of a nonfiction book on your PC or mobile device within the shortest amount of time.
Use of the platform will be exclusively subject to the following general terms and conditions.
No special contractual text is intended for the contract regarding platform use. The content of the contract concluded between you and Knowlla follows these general terms and conditions as well as the information provided during the process of registration as well as during contracting of a fee-based subscription that will be saved by Knowlla and available at any time in your user account.
By registering and/or using the Knowlla services, you accept the use and application of these terms and conditions.
Knowlla shall retain the right to change individual clauses with effect for the future. If we do not obtain your specific consent for a terms and conditions amendment, you will be timely informed of any changes to the terms and conditions. For this purpose, Knowlla will send you the new version of the terms and conditions to the email address you provided during registration.
If you do not object to the changes within four weeks after the effective date of the changed user conditions, the changed user conditions shall be deemed accepted. The period shall start with the day that it is communicated to you via email as the effective date of change.
In the event that you object the changes, Knowlla shall be entitled to terminate the user contract and delete your user account, under consideration of your interests if continuing of the contractual relationship under the scope of the current terms and conditions is not possible or unreasonable for Knowlla, effective from the date the changed user terms come into force.
Knowlla will provide you with video summaries of business and self-development books, that enable you to comprehend their essential contents within minutes.
All Knowlla trademarks as well as our trade names, logos, domain names and other peculiarities of the Knowlla trademark are under the sole ownership of Knowlla. The license does not grant you the right to use Knowlla trademarks, our trade names, logos, domain names or other features of the Knowlla trademark, irrespective of whether for commercial or non-commercial use.
A registration with Knowlla is necessary for using Knowlla’s services.
You can use your email address and a self-determined password for registration.
The used password shall be kept confidential. You are solely and to the full-extent responsible for keeping it confidential. You are the only person entitled to use your Knowlla user account. Knowlla shall be notified immediately of any unauthorized use of the user account as well as any suspicion thereof.
You may register via email address or with our iPhone or iPad App after downloading it.
All information necessary for registration shall be made complete and accurate and shall be kept up-to-date at all times.
Registration shall require a minimum age of 18 years. As a minor you are only allowed to register with Knowlla if you are at least 14 years old and your statutory agents have given their consent. We shall have the right to make services of Knowlla subject to appropriate proof of your identity, your legal majority or the consent of your statutory agent.
There are two subscription available (monthly and yearly) so that you can choose which one works best for you. The subscription can be entered into for different periods which are presented to you in the order options.
Knowlla’s subscriptions are fee-based and advertisement-free subscription and enables you to access our videos collection via mobile or web. The access to our library persists for the subscription period.
To become the holder of a Knowlla account with full access you will have to register with your user data, submit your credit card data and confirm your subscription. You will receive a subscription confirmation email as soon as you have done this. Your subscription starts on this day.
For payment purposes, the fees payable to Knowlla will be charged to the credit card account you provided during ordering your subscription.
In the event of access via a code, payment shall occur via the payment method stipulated on the invoice, e.g. PayPal or money transfer.
Your payment obligation vis-a-vis Knowlla within a subscription shall automatically renew itself at the end of the respective subscription term, if you do not terminate your fee-based subscription at least 24 hours prior to the end of the term.
The subscription shall run at least for your initially selected period (1 month, 3 months or 12 months) and shall automatically renew itself if you do not terminate at least 24 hours prior expiry of this period.
You are solely responsible for properly canceling the account. You can cancel the payment subscription anytime by contacting with Knowlla support, we will provide instructions. By canceling the payment subscription the Client automatically cancels the contract. The Client is entitled to receive the Service only during the subscription period specified on you Billing Form. All subscriptions will automatically renew at the end of the subscription period until it is cancelled by you.
Knowlla shall not be liable for user damage claims. Knowlla shall only be liable for damages arising from body, life or health violations or from violations of material contractual duties (cardinal duties) as well as for damages for other damages arising from intentional and gross negligent breach of duty of Knowlla, its statutory agents or vicarious agents. Material contractual duties are duties that are required to make proper performance of the contract possible and on whose fulfillment you can rely.
In the event of violation of material contractual duties, Knowlla shall only be liable for the contractual and typically foreseeable damages if these were caused by slight negligence, unless, damages arising from injury to life, body or health are present.
The restrictions stipulated under ciphers 10.1. and 10.2. shall also apply for duty violations of vicarious agents and statutory agents of Knowlla if claims are made directly against these.
“Personal data” shall be data that can identify you personally (e.g. name, e-mail address or invoice information) and other information that can be connected to this type of information and that allow a conclusion regarding your identity.
“Pseudonymised data” shall be data in which the information appropriate for identifying a certain person are replaced by a pseudonym so that the data cannot be matched to a certain person without knowledge of the correlation which is saved outside the data set.
“Anonymized data” shall be data where the respective person is unknown and cannot be determined.
If you register with Knowlla we will collect personal data that you voluntarily submit with registration. In particular, these are your e-mail address and your selected password.
We also collect upon registration, data regarding country and language that you have saved as standard setting in your browser or smartphone.
We use this data without your explicit consent only for performing our offered services. We will only forward your personal data without your explicit consent to third parties if this is necessary for performing our services or for complying with statutory obligations.
We save all your registration data so that we can use them for performing Knowlla’s services. The data will be deleted after the end of the contract as soon as they are not needed for invoicing purposes any longer. If a deletion conflicts with statutory, contractual or by-law imposed storage periods, the data shall be suspended instead.
If you are using Knowlla services, we will automatically collect personal usage data that is necessary for performing the services and/or invoicing. Personal data shall only be collected if you provide us with these when opening a customer account or registration for our newsletter. In accordance with statutory provisions and for the purpose of data economy, generally only data necessary for the respective service shall be collected.
In particular, these are your e-mail address, your password, your country and your language. To the extent that our forms ask for further information, such information shall always be optional.
We will use your provided data without your separate consent only for fulfilling and performing of our services and for complying with statutory requirements. Forwarding of your personal data to third parties shall only occur if this is necessary for performing our services or for complying with statutory requirements. Your personal data regarding the access history will be deleted immediately after its termination or, if this is legally forbidden, suspended.
For performing Knowlla services and to make your visit to our website pleasant and to ensure use of certain functions, we will also use so-called cookies for data collection and saving. Cookies are small data packages that are stored on your device. They will not cause any harm there. Two types of cookies will be used. Temporary cookies will be automatically deleted with closing of your browser (so-called session-cookies). Permanent cookies will remain on your device and enable us or our partner company to recognize your browser at your next page visit (so-called persistent-cookies).
Cookies enable us to comprehend your user behavior. They are also supposed to provide you with optimized surfing on our website. You can configure your internet browser so that you will be notified of cookie storage und decide about their acceptance in an individual case or reject cookies generally or for certain cases.
Knowlla uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View CA 94043, USA Tel: +1 650 253 0000 Fax: +1 650 253 0001 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org“(“Google”). Google Analytics also uses so-called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer enabling analysis of your use of the internet site. The information created by the cookie regarding your website use will usually be transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Knowlla will anonymize the IP address (anonymizeIP() so called IP-masking), and your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address shall only be submitted to a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases only and will be shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of Knowlla to evaluate your use of the website, to compose reports regarding website activity and to perform further service relating to further services connected to website and internet use vis-a-vis Knowlla. The IP address submitted by your browser within the Google Analytics process shall not be connected with other Google data.
You can prevent cookie storage as stipulated above under cipher 2.5. by a respective browser-software setting, which however has the effect that some features of Knowlla websites are not fully useable. You can also prevent Google’s collection of the data created by the cookie and related to your website use (including your IP address) and processing of this data by Google through downloading and installing the following browser-plugin http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de The user profiles created by Google Analytics serve the purpose of visitor behavior analysis and are evaluated for improving and customizing of our offers. The pseudonymised user profiles will not be connected with your personal data without your separate explicit consent.
You can find further general information about Google Analytics here, and data protection law information regarding Google Analytics here
If you sign-up for our subscriptions or purchase something via the service, credit card information and other finance related information that are necessary for payment processing will be collected and saved by a payment service provider. We also collect certain limited information, e.g. your postal code, cell phone number and details of your transaction history. Other than that, the payment service providers usually provide us only with very limited information regarding you, e.g. the specific token that enables you to perform further purchases using the data saved by the provider as well as your type of card, expiration date und the last four digits of the number.
With newsletter registration, your e-mail address will be used for Knowlla information and advertisement until you cancel the newsletter. Cancellation is possible at any time. You have given your consent to the following either separate or explicitly during the ordering process, and we have recorded your consent.
You can revoke this consent effective for the future at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe Newsletter” at the end of the newsletter or sending your revocation to Knowlla to the following contact address: email@example.com
Revoking your consent for receiving the newsletter will not cause any costs for you.
If we received your e-mail address in connection with selling goods or services, we are also entitled to send you newsletters for direct advertising of our own similar goods or services without your (explicit) consent, unless you have rejected such use. You can object to this use at any time with effect for the future without occurring any costs.
Data protection of our users is a special concern for us. Your password protects your user account and should be thus a strong password that is not used elsewhere. You should restrict access to your computer and browser and you should log-off after using Knowlla services.
The Knowlla’s portal and our systems are protected through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, alteration or distribution of your data through unauthorized parties. A complete protection against all hazards is however not possible in-spite of frequent controls.
Knowlla shall be entitled to display advertisement or other contents that contain hyperlinks to third-party websites. Only the provider of the website referred to shall be liable for illegal, erroneous or incomplete contents and particularly for damages that result from use or non-use of these links. We have no influence particularly on the data protection measures and contents of the sites linked to.
If you have any questions or comments about this data protection notification or your personal data, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org. You can certainly always request free of charge information regarding data we saved about you, e.g. via e-mail email@example.com. We will answer within an appropriate period after proof of identity. You may possibly be entitled to request that your data will be corrected, suspended or deleted.
Knowlla select and summarize bestselling business and self-development books in short, explanatory animated videos.
We try to interpret the authors’ opinion in the most accurately way, but our company itself is entirely neutral.
We work hard on our products and hope these will only enlarge our readers’ knowledge. However, we cannot take responsibility for any actions of decision they (the readers) might make based upon the content of our summaries.